Amy Grant - Home For Christmas

Monday 1st February 1993
Amy Grant - Home For Christmas
Amy Grant - Home For Christmas

STYLE: Pop
RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 8228-7981
LABEL: Myrrh 7016962385
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RRP: £0.18


Reviewed by Tony Cummings

Pride of place for last year's Christmas releases, at least as far as sales go, has to go to Amy Grant whose Home For Christmas is to our jaundiced ears strictly a creative stocking filler. On the plus side it contained a superlative version of Chris Eaton's "Breath Of Heaven". On the minus side it had versions of "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" (yawn) and "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree" which was a naff song when Brenda Lee recorded it and remains so despite the production sheen.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas [Listen]
2. It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year [Listen]
3. Joy To The World [Listen]
4. Breath Of Heaven (Mary's Song) [Listen]
5. O' Come All Ye Faithful [Listen]
6. Grown [Listen]
7. Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree [Listen]
8. Winter Wonderland [Listen]
9. I'll Be Home For Christmas [Listen]
10. The Night Before Christmas [Listen]
11. Emmanuel, God With Us [Listen]
12. Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring [Listen]

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Reader Comments

Posted by Don in state of Delaware @ 16:04 on Sep 11 2010

If I recall, this is Amy's best selling Christmas cd, I think Billboard magazine stated that it was #2 on the best seller list; way to go Amy!! I love this cd as well as her 1999 follow up christmas cd. Grown up Christmas List was the first song I heard from this project; nice video production for the song. The song touched my heart the very first time that I heard it. I luv the song Emmanuel, GOD with us, I love the traditional lyrics, it is sooo sentimental; full of truth!!This is a great cd to play in its entirety during the holiday season. GOD Bless---- Don



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